Marjanovic's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - Nov 19, 2012
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24-year old center Boban Marjanovic (222-C-88, agency: Beo Basket) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for league's best team Mega Vizura and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 8. He had a double-double of 26 points and 12 rebounds, while his team crushed Sloboda Uzice (#4, 5-3) with 19-point margin 100-81. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. It allowed Mega Vizura to consolidate first place in the Serbian league. Mega Vizura have a solid 7-1 record. Marjanovic turned to be Mega Vizura's top player in his first season with the team. Marjanovic has impressive league stats. He is in league's top in points (2nd best: 17.4ppg), rebounds (2nd best: 10.0rpg) and averages solid 1.5bpg and 74.3% FGP.
Second best performed player last round was Mladen Pantic (209-C-82, agency: Alti Sport) of Borac. He is a center in his first season at Borac. In the last game Pantic recorded impressive double-double of 23 points and 16 rebounds. It was enough for Borac to edge the higher-ranked Radnicki Basket (#5, 4-4) by 6 points 96-90. This victory allowed Borac to move up to 10th position in the standings. His team is not often considered as one of the league's best with a mere 3-5 record. Pantic is a newcomer at Borac and quickly became one of team's most reliable players. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 17.2ppg (#3). He also registered 13.4 boards per game.
Third place about best performers goes to swingman Djordje Milosevic (198-F/G-93) of Vrsac (#3). Milosevic showcased his all-around game by recording 21 points, nine rebounds and seven assists in the last round. He was a key player of Vrsac, leading his team to a 95-81 easy win against the lower-ranked Sloga (#14, 1-7). Vrsac needs these victories very badly if they think about getting closer to top teams. Their record at this point is 6 victories and 2 lost games. Milosevic has a great season in Serbia. After only 8 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in assists with 3.5apg (8th best).
Other top performing players last week: 4. Sasa Mijajlovic (211-C-80) of Sloga - 24 points, 13 rebounds and 2 assists 5. Mladen Sljivancanin (200-G/F-85) of Borac - 31 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists 6. Nemanja Radovic (206-F/C-91) of Vrsac - 22 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists 7. Rajko Kljajevic (204-F-85) of Jagodina - 24 points and 6 rebounds 8. Vladimir Vuksanovic (206-F/C-78) of Vrsac - 25 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists 9. Marko Popovic (193-G-84) of Sloga - 21 points, 3 rebounds and 8 assists 10. Vasilije Seferovic (193-G/F-85) of Jagodina - 20 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists
The Player of the week is chosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc. The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy. The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3* (REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4* (2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3* (2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3* (3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)
After the last match in 1/8 final serie against Italy, Serbian U20 National team won the match against France 88:65 (20:29, 23:11, 19:10, 26:15). After the first quarter French National team hand +9 points advantage, but in the second quarter Serbian team made break and finished first half with +2 points for them. Serbian team continued in the same rhythm after the half time break. At the end of third period advantage was +12 points and during the last quarter Serbian team improved advant... [read more]
After the last match in 1/8 final serie against Italy, Serbian U20 National team won the match against France 88:65 (20:29, 23:11, 19:10, 26:15). After the first quarter French National team hand +9 points advantage, but in the second quarter Serbian team made break and finished first half with +2 points for them. Serbian team continued in the same rhythm after the half time break. At the end of third period advantage was +12 points and during the last quarter Serbian team improved advantage on +23 points and routinely finish the match. The most efficient players in Serbian team were Danilo Ostojic (203-F-96) with 14 scored points, Vanja Marinkovic (198-SG-97, agency: BeoBasket) and Vasilije Vucetic (209-F/C-96) scored per 12 points.
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Last season, the new leader of BC Timisoara was average : 10.9 points, 6.0 assists and 3.0 rebounds.
He is a very experienced player. He has played also professionally in Serbia (Beopetrol, Ergonom, Zdravlje, OKK Beograd, Hemofarm, Metalac, Sloboda ), Poland (Anwil Wloclawek) , Montenegro (Buducnost Podgorica) and FYR Macedonia (MZT Skopje).
Otasevic also played 37 matches in FIBA Euro Cup between 2006 and 2014 , under the colors of three teams: Anwil Wloclawek (Poland), Buducnost Podgorica (Montenegro) and MZT Skopje (Macedonia).
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